Superhomme, by Ricard Soler

Born in Barcelona, Ricard Soler Amador went to work at the Editorial Bruguera in 1967, after completing his high school. There, he did his first art assignments. In 1970, he began drawing for the magazine T.B.O., and a year later, he contributed to DDT and Pulgarcito. He created the character 'Superhome' for the magazine Patufet in 1973. At the publishing house Edigraf, he produced stories like 'Polito Recibe una Herencia' and 'El Zapatero y los Duendes'.

from Patufet, by Ricard Soler (1972)

He was one of the founding members of the Butifarra group in 1975 and began contributing to foreign publishers as Bastei (Germany) and Vaillant (magazine Pif in France). In 1980, he began the series 'Simbad' for the German market, and contributed to reviews like Terror Grafico, Panico and El Cocodrilo. A year later, he commenced working on the series 'El Gallienero de la Historia' with text by L'Avi for El Papus.

from Papus, by Ricard Soler (1984)

At the publishing house Amaika, he drew for the reviews Hara-Kiri, Balalaica, El Lunes Deportivo and Pasatiempos Juveniles. At the same time, he was active as an illustrator for the publishers Teide and Epise. In 1986, he began a collaboration with the German publisher Condor and a year later, he drew for several magazines of Ediciones B. With L'Avi, he began the magazine Trompetillo, while also contributing to Muac. Soler and L'Avi further pursued their collaboration with a great number of comics about the history of Spanish cities and areas, as well as 'La Historia de la Radio'. In 1992, he created 'Trompetillo' for Bichos and in 1999, he produced 'Primera Comunio' at Edil XX.

Un Passeig per la història de Sitges, by Ricard SolerHistòria de Viladecans, by Ricard Soler

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